Motivational Monday: Roll Down Your Window

 

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I’m a huge entertainment buff. Actually, that’s probably an understatement. From movies to music, I pretty much love it all! This love runs so deep that my mom used to call me a walking TV Guide (which makes me sound so old and out of touch, haha). You see, before there was a “guide” option on Comcast or Direct TV remotes, you had to check the newspaper each night or closely watch the TV Guide channel without missing the one for which you were waiting. That was literally the worst because if you missed the channel you were looking for, you had to start from the top and wait for it to scroll by (first world problems, I know). In any case, I was so addicted to the screen, I could walk into a room and name the title, actors, and maybe provide a few facts. That was my thing. It still is.

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Kermit Says: Live

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I recently had the pleasure of serving as the dorm head for a high school reunion for the class of 1954. Upon hearing that this particular class would be celebrating their 60th high school reunion (*applause*), I just knew this would be a piece of cake because they’d be quiet, neat, and in bed by 8:00pm. Boy was I wrong! From the moment I met my residents, I knew my ageist perception of this group was so far from right. In fact, they are quite possibly the most lively and rambunctious group of people I’ve ever met! Here, I realized that Aaliyah (rest in paradise) was right when she sang age ain’t nothin’ but a number. Whether you’re 10 months, 20 years, or 100 years old, remember to live life without fear, without inhibitions, and with passion.

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